Our plan on a page for 2022/23

Children and Young People Services

Select each subheading below to highlight the different sections of our plan on a page. This will outline how our Children and Young People Services is planning to deliver care over the next 12-18 months.

1. Where are we now?
  • We’re delighted that our new children and young people’s inpatient unit Red Kite View is fully operationalA location tag
  • We are caring for more children and young people with eating disorders
  • We’ve seen a 50% increase in referrals for our deaf children and adolescents service
2. Where do we want to be in 12-18 months' time?
  • Open a day service eating disorder facility at Mill LodgeA white calendar
  • Have Red Kite View fully staffed
  • Provide services for deaf people aged 18-25 to help fill a gap in service provision for deaf young adults living in the community
  • Provide facilities at Red Kite View for children and young people in crisis in need of immediate help in a public place
3. How we are going to get there
  • Modify our Mill Lodge site so it has the facilities to care for people with eating disorderswhite lightbulb on a green background
  • Recruit the right staff with the right skills for our services
  • Put the right policies and procedures in place, collaborating with our partners
4. How we will improve service user and carer experience
  • Make our eating disorder services easier to access by bringing them closer to where children and young people liveA white smiley face on a green background
  • Ensure young people stay in hospital for no longer than they need to
5. How we will improve staff experience
  • Ensure our staff have the right facilities to do their jobsThumbs up on a pink background
  • Invest in and develop our staff to improve their experience as an employer of choice
6. How we will reduce health inequalities and improving equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Support deaf children and adolescents from diverse backgrounds to access our servicesGroup of people in the palm of a hand on an orange background
  • Provide equitable access to our services for all communities in Leeds and York